29 Oct '14, 6pm

Speak up against sexual harassment & inappropriate comments in the workplace. #AirForce #sexualassau…

Speak up against sexual harassment & inappropriate comments in the workplace. #AirForce #sexualassau…

By Master Sgt. Jason W. Edwards 18th Wing Public Affairs I was accused of sexual assault. Even after 21 years, it’s still not easy to admit that. It was 1993, and I was a young airman basic at Lowry Air Force Base, Colo. I was in technical school learning how to be an Air Force photographer. My class consisted of eight male Airmen and Marines, and one female Airman. She told us right up front she didn’t want to be treated any differently than anyone else. We were to consider her “one of the guys.” So we did. It wasn’t too long before the crude jokes and inappropriate comments started. What harm could possibly come of it? After all, she was just one of the guys. If you recently attended the mandatory Sexual Assault Prevention and Response training, you may have heard the term, “continuum of harm.” The continuum of harm demonstrates how seemingly harmless comments and inappr...

Full article: http://airforcelive.dodlive.mil/2014/10/perils-of-being-n...

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New York street harassment video goes viral

New York street harassment video goes viral

straitstimes.com 29 Oct '14, 3pm

NEW YORK (AFP) - A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral, sparking rene...